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Not even Hello Kitty is safe, 3.3 million accounts exposed in hack

Multiple Hello Kitty websites have been hacked, exposing information on 3.3 million members.

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Published Mon, Dec 21 2015 12:35 PM CST   |   Updated Sat, Aug 8 2020 10:29 AM CDT

sanriotown.com is as a massive Hello Kitty community database and contains around 3.3 million accounts, with Gizmodo reporting that this website has been breached, leaking sensitive member information online.

Not even Hello Kitty is safe, 3.3 million accounts exposed in hack | TweakTown.com

The data stolen from 'sanriotown' includes first and last names, encoded birthdays, member country of origin, email addresses, passwords, password hints and answers, plus various "other data points," says Chris Vickery , researcher from CSO online.

In addition to this hacked database, information from official Hello Kitty websites has also been spotted, including the original .com website, plus .sg, .my, .th and finally mymelody.com. If you beleive you have been involved in this hack it is advised that you change your password immediately.

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